Decision Not To Merge Clonmel Credit Union A Step In The Right Direction – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has welcomed the decision by the Boards of Clonmel and Charleville Credit Unions not to proceed with their proposed merger. Deputy McGrath was speaking after the CEO’s of both Credit Unions issued a Joint statement confirming that agreement on the details of a post merged entity could not be reached following […]

38% Of People In Tipperary Plan To Buy A Car In 2017

The outlook for the motor industry is positive according to the latest Motoring Report from car buying experts Carzone. The bi-annual index which examines trends in the Irish motoring market, finds that 38% of Tipperary people plan to buy a car in the next year. The Carzone Motoring Report is compiled by analysing data from […]

60% of Parents Get into Debt Funding Third Level Education

The Irish League of Credit Unions has launched the results of the 2016 Cost of Third Level Education Study which surveyed 1,000 Irish adults over the age of 18 with Marketing Research Company iReach. The research found that 60% of parents get into debt funding third level education; 73% of parents really struggle tocover the […]

World Credit Union Conference Hears of Discrimination Against Irish Credit Unions

The continued anti credit union policy of the Irish government which required voluntary directors to be subjected to greater regulation than the Directors of the commercial banks was unacceptable and needed to change. This was asserted by Independent MEP Marian Harkin when she spoke at the opening of the World Council of Credit Unions Annual […]

28% of Irish Consumers Have No Money Left After Bills Each Month‏

Despite a high level of confidence and faith in institutions, consumers are still feeling the pressure of the economic downturn and according to latest research from Mintel’s flagship report, Irish lifestyles,28% of Irish consumers say that they have no money left after paying bills each month. According to Mintel’s research, 38% of Irish consumers worry […]